The holiday season is so filled with magic, love, and warm feelings that it’s a perfect time to announce you’re expecting a bundle of joy. From cute to spiritual and downright hilarious, there’s a wealth of baby announcement inspiration to be found on Instagram and the mommy blogs.
So why not sweeten your baby news with a cup of cocoa, or add a little pumpkin spice? Brighten things up with a string of twinkle lights or let Santa do the talking. Whichever way you decide to go, check out our gallery of a bunch more cute and fun holiday baby announcements for the season:
Do It with your Christmas Photos
What’s cuter than family holiday portraits? A session with a message! Write your baby news on a chalkboard and let Big Brother or Sister test out their new role as helper.
Photo: Sarah Schwartz Photography
Make a Sonogram Ornament
This mommy-to-be bought a $2 globe ornament at the Dollar Store and put an ultrasound photo inside to spread the baby news. What a cute way to announce the pregnancy, and a great keepsake for years to come.
Photo: Jessica Ramirez via Pinterest
Baby on Backorder
A funny onesie is always a good idea, and this Etsy offering makes an adorable holiday baby announcement.
Buy It: Etsy/stockberryapparel
Send Some Happy Mail
Social media baby announcements are fine, but one that comes in the mailbox will have family and close friends swooning. These rustic holiday cards are a beautiful way to spread your cheer.
Buy It: Etsy/PoppyForrestKraft
Price: from $3.92
Hang it on their Tree
Grandma and Grandpa will absolutely flip when they discover the happy news trimming their tree. At $12-25 depending on design choice, this is an affordable gift that’ll be priceless to its recipient.
Buy It: Etsy/company52
Price: from $12
Let Big Sibling Wear the News
There’s no better gift than that of a baby sibling to play with and adore. That’s why a holiday t-shirt is an extra cute way to get the kiddos involved in your baby announcement.
Buy It: Etsy/ParkerandJo
Tell it with Tiny PJs
Christmas pajamas are basically the best part of the year, and using them to share your baby news is an extra-special way to sweeten the holiday announcement. If possible, size your jammies so they’ll fit for baby’s first Christmas next year.
Hang Up a Sign
Throwing a holiday party? Hang a cute sign by the bar and wait to see how many guests figure out your happy news on their way to the booze.
Buy It: Etsy/TheRitzyRose
Make a Special Silhouette
If you’re sporting a bump, this is an exquisite way to show it off for a Christmas themed baby announcement.
Brew an Extra Delicious Cup of Coffee
Grandparents-to-be will delight when they reach for a sip and notice a new title inscribed on their mug. This one that reads “Promoted to Zayde” makes a perfect Hanukkah gift. (Zayde = Grandfather in Yiddish).
Buy It: Etsy/HebrewMugs
Decorate with an Extra Stocking
Snap a picture of your mantle decked out for everyone including the baby-to-be. This makes an extra-cute holiday baby announcement.
Photo: Jessica Mader via Pinterest
Show off Santa Baby
Slap a digital Santa hat on that ultrasound picture and rake in the social media love. How sweet is this simple Christmastime announcement idea?
Do a Fun Photo Shoot
Wow your circle while making them chuckle with a ho-ho-whole lot of cuteness and humor in your holiday photo shoot. A classic baby book will tell the news even if there’s no bump yet to show.
Photo: Jenny DeMarco Photography